Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Crompton and Co. Ltd Records
Reference code(s): GB 0211 DB128
Title: Crompton and Co. Ltd Records
Short title: Crompton and Co. Ltd records
Dates of creation: c. 1915
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Crompton and Co. Ltd., London
Administrative and biographical history: Crompton & Co. Ltd, of London, was established by Colonel Rookes Evelyn Bell Crompton (1845-1940), one of the first men to bring electric street lighting and a public electricity supply to London. Crompton was the first major British manufacturers of electricity generators and domestic cookers, and continued in business until the 1960s, when it was taken over by Hawker Siddley.
Scope and content: Street plan of Carmarthen, [c. 1915], showing existing and proposed street lighting schemes.
ACCESS AND USE
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded
Related units of description: The main archive of Crompton and Co. Ltd is the Science Museum Library, London, NRA 35481 Crompton.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Science and Society Picture Library, National Museum of Science and Industry (http://www.nmsi.ac.uk/piclib/index.asp), viewed 22 October 2003.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: October 2003